Reporter Aug 5 2022

Scott Sullivant is one of the many patients being helped through VUMC’s REACH for Survivorship Clinic.

Clinic helps patients prepare to move beyond prostate cancer

Vanderbilt’s REACH for Survivorship Clinic takes a holistic approach to help treat prostate cancer patients.

Study shows success at disproving allergies to sulfa antibiotics

A Vanderbilt study shows that physicians can successfully identify and disprove low-risk sulfa antibiotic allergies using an oral antibiotic challenge in consenting patients prior to solid organ transplant.

Female bladder cancer patients to benefit from new care support coordinator

A philanthropic gift of a patient care coordinator designated to assist female bladder cancer patients in education, clinical decision-making, surveillance, support and even screening, is the first of its kind at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Tri My Best Triathlon

The Tri My Best Triathlon is an adaptive race sponsored by Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt that pairs a child with a disability (ages 5-18) with a peer buddy to complete the race together as a team.

Nurse residency program gains second PTAP accreditation

Vanderbilt’s Nurse Residency Program has been awarded its second Accreditation with Distinction as a Practice Transition Program by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation in Practice Transition Programs.

Study tracks limited use of influenza antiviral therapy

A Vanderbilt study found that more than half of children diagnosed with influenza and deemed high risk for flu-related complications were given the recommended antiviral treatment.

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